Heat Pump Tips – Six things to know before you buy

Contact Us Heat pump, heat pump, heat pump!  “Marsha, Marsha, Marsha!”  It’s the new star of the show, what everyone’s talking about… It seems like every municipality and government body is jumping on this band wagon and with grants and free stuff and with good reason.  There are many incentives and advantages to getting a…

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New Heating System Quote – What Questions to Ask

Contact Us If you’ve decided it’s time to invest in a new heating system and you’re like most, you’ve done some research.   You’re familiar with the standard efficiencies and maybe even the difference between a single stage furnace and two stage-modulating unit.   If you’ve received any quotes, you may have also had an opportunity to…

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Improve Your Indoor Air Quality to Stay Safe

Contact Us “What else will you be breathing this season? Winter weather conditions lead to poor dispersion of air pollutants…” When you spend a lot of time in your home, you want to take steps to make it healthier. Carrier has innovative products to help improve indoor air quality. Like the Infinity air purifier with…

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How to Choose a Heating System for your House

I overheard a customer once asking Rob, owner of R&B, this exact question. What is the best brand and what model should I choose? I opened my ears to listen curiously since his house was in Eastern Canada and we are here in the West, so Rob had absolutely no partiality to any particular brand…

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Rebate Deals!

Here’s something a little different… Did you know in an effort to increase the installation of energy efficient furnaces in all of our homes, Fortis BC is now offering rebates on services that we can provide to you! Interested to know what you can receive rebates on? Read on we have all the information below!…

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Furnace Parts – What do they do?

North Vancouver Heating Repair

Furnace parts, am I right? If your heat has stopped working, started to make a strange noise, or if your furnace has started grinding, or gone BANG! Then you’ve called for help. After a thorough diagnosis your brilliant R&B technician has announced what the problem is… and you’re still left wondering, what did he say…

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Error Code 33 on Carrier Furnace – What You Can’t See

Error Code 33. On a Carrier furnace, it means restricted air flow, and I’ll never forget it. It can mean other things, but in this case, it didn’t. There really was a problem with air flow. We know that now of course, but at the time it was baffling. I’m going to tell you a…

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Burner-OUT : How Old Do You Think I Am?

Is it burner out?  Let’s see…Do you want to guess my age?  People usually say 40 years, sometimes 50, and those young punks say 20, like that’s supposed to be old!  Actually, I’m 5.  Shocking, right?  So, how come I look like I blew up? For those of you who are new to the world of getting your…

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Carbon Monoxide Detectors – the LAST line of defense

The Headline “15-month-old girl saved family from carbon monoxide leak” was the headline in the Province News Paper a few years ago when this blog was first written.  We always reflect on carbon monoxide (CO) this time of year as heating systems are started and doors and windows are closed tightly. The Lesson The article…

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Make the most of your emergency service!

It’s good to know that R&B emergency service is there when you really can’t wait.  You’re paying for us to come save the day so read about how to make the most of our visit. Are you too cold or wet? We’ve got 24-hour emergency service at the ready! Heating If you can avoid having to…

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